Just got this letter that Minnesota Higher Education Commissioner Sheila Wright has submitted to state Rep. Morrie Lanning and state Sen. Mike Parry over proposed cuts to the Office of Higher Education.
The legislative conference committee on higher ed is meeting this evening and may discuss it. I’ll be there.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.